Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson Backs Senate Panel’s Proposed Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

Jeh Johnson Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has backed a cybersecurity bill that the Senate Homeland Security Committee sent for a full Senate vote last ...
Congress

Sens. Ron Johnson, Tom Carper Back Cyber Bill for Einstein Rollout Authorization

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) have introduced a new bill to the Senate floor that would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to fully roll out a cyber ...
CyberStock

Reports: Senate to Push Back Cyber Info Sharing Bill Vote After August Recess

The Senate could push back voting on the proposed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act until fall as lawmakers face concerns on potential overreach and protracted talks on other pending ...
Joseph Dunford

Gen. Joseph Dunford Confirmed as Joint Chiefs Chairman

Gen. Joseph Dunford Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford received Senate confirmation Wednesday to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense News reported Wednesday. Leo ...
Paul Selva

Senate Confirms Paul Selva as Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman

Paul Selva The U.S. Senate has confirmed Air Force Gen. Paul Selva as the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Force Times reported Tuesday. Jeff Schogol writes Selva ...
cybersecurity

Senate Bill Would Give DHS Oversight of ‘Dot-Gov’ Cybersecurity

Six senators have proposed a bipartisan bill to give the Department of Homeland Security power to monitor and manage the cybersecurity of U.S. government agency websites, Nextgov reported ...
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Rep. Michael McCaul Urges Amendment to Senate Version of Cyber Info Sharing Bill

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has called on the Senate to amend its version of the cyber information sharing bill before sending it over to the House of Representatives, National Journal ...
senate

Senate Subcommittee Approves $47B DHS Funding Bill

A Senate appropriations subcommittee has endorsed a $47.09 billion bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security in fiscal 2016, a $765 million increase over the department’s ...
cybersecurity

Senate Turns Down Cyber Data Sharing Bill

The Senate rejected a public-private cyber data sharing bill Thursday on a 56-40 vote, the National Journal reports. Dustin Volz writes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., ...
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Sens. Angus King, Mark Warner Call for Full FY 2016 OPM Funds

Mark Warner Sens. Angus King (I-Maine) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) have pushed for Congress to approve the Office of Personnel Management‘s full fiscal year 2016 funding request ...